What you'll learn

  • Review the clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of NOACs compared with warfarin for preventing strokes in patient with AF
  • Identify correct NOAC dosing and the role of routine monitoring
  • Describe strategies to prevent and manage NOAC-related bleeding in the era of specific reversal agents

Course description

This HMS CME Online course is 1 of 7 course modules in the Trending topics in Internal Medicine program, which is targeted to primary care and specialty physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Learners may register for each course module in the program separately.

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Course outline

  • NOACs for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation is organized as follows:

    Overview
    Dosing and Monitoring
    NOAC-Related Bleeding
    Selecting a NOAC

    CME Posttest

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